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Personal Info

Surname/Name:Kocogullari, Dilay

Telephone:+90(535)275 18 29 / +1(443)301 69 99

Birth Date/Place:25 May 1982 - Izmir, Turkey


MFA in Intermedia and Digital Arts,University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD (May 2019). MA in Painting, Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey (June 2011) BA in Plastic Arts, Yeditepe University of Istanbul, Turkey (June 2009), BA in Biology, Departmant of Science, Eskisehir, Turkey (June 2004)


  • Teaching visual concepts, drawing, editing software and portfolio design
  • Computer Software: Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Dragon Frame)
  • 2 years’ experience as the studio photographer
  • Specialization in conceptual multimedia art projects
  • Equipment skills: view camera, digital & film camera
  • Experience in documentary, street, photojournalism ,nature photography
  • Languages: Turkish (native)

    Visual Art Production Center (VAPC), Graduate Assistant, Jan 2016-June 2018

  • Engage in a cross-disciplinary and collaboratively charged environment involving infrastructural researches
  • Using technical equipment for shooting, taking image and video software such as Adobe Premier
  • Adobe After Effects, and Adobe
    Visual Arts Department at UMBC, Baltimore, USA Adjunct Instructor, January 2018 – Present
    Fashion Design Department at Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, lecturer, 2015-2016
    Animation Department at Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, Lecturer, 2013-2015
    Photograph Department, Faculty of Fine Arts Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey,
    Lecturer, 2011
    Canakkale Art and Culture Actvitiy , Canakkale, Turkey, Art Director Assistant, 2010


    University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Intermedia and Visual Arts
    • Drawing

    Maltepe University, Fine Arts Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Art and Culture
    • Contemporary Art - Art Managements
    • Art History
    • Video Art
    • Portfolio Design
    • Visual Concept
    • Design of Exhibition

    Onsekiz Mart University, Fine Arts Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Photography Techniques


    • Space Abstraction in Turkish Painting, 2011 As material use to body in art, 2009 (Video art and transfer works)
    • Earthworm’s species are determined in the Aegean Region, Turkey , 2004


    • Earth as Art: An Exhibition on Science and the Environment, Washington DC, USA, 2018
    • Art Maryland 2018, Howard County Art Council, Baltimore, USA, 2018
    • Light City Project, Baltimore, USA, 2017
    • Mamut Art Project, “Micro-Macro Cosmos: Harmony of Perception”, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013
    • Ikametgah Kadikoy Festival, Halka Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey 2012
    • Umut Germec Master Atelier Exhibition, Canakkale, Turkey 2011
    • Educational Meeting for Art Group Exhibition (between Romania and Turkey), Canakkale, Turkey, 2010
    • “Portable Borders” exhibition under Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture, Istanbul, Turkey , 2010
    • “Canakkale Art Meeting” exhibition under Canakkale 2010 Cultural Activities, Canakkale, Turkey, 2010
    • “Open City” exhibition under Canakkale 2010 Cultural Activities, Canakkale, Turkey ,2010
    • Yeditepe University End of the year Exhibition, Istanbul 2009
    • Kurye Video Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009
    • IMC 5533, Istanbul, 2008
    • Yeditepe University End of the year Exhibition , Istanbul , Turkey, 2007


    “Micro-Macro Cosmos”, Daire Sanat Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013